â€œItâ€™s something that they need to assist them in daily living.â€
â€"Matthew Carmel, president of Constitution Arms, on his desire to get Medicare reimbursement certification for a gun he designed called the Palm Pilot, which allows people with arthritis and other disabilities to shoot more easily, New Scientist, December 8.
â€œI believe in commonsense gun safety laws, and I believe in the Second Amendment. Lawful gun owners have nothing to fear.â€
â€"President Barack Obama, quoted in a Chicago Sun-Times story which also reported, â€œNationally, background checks for gun purchases jumped nearly 49 percent during the week Obama was elected, compared with the same time period last year,â€ December 8.
â€œWho really cares about it being unconstitutional? This is whatâ€™s right to do.â€
â€"Pittsburgh city council member Tonya Payne, on a bill that would require people to report a lost or stolen firearm within 24 hours or face fines, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 24.
â€œWe thought Hitler was a bad fellaâ€¦these guys could show him a thing or twoâ€"and theyâ€™re creeping up on us quietly without guns or anything like that, but the poison is there.â€
â€"food guru Margaret Fulton on the makers of genetically-modified canola, Australiaâ€™s Herald Sun, November 24.